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Newton Has Talent

Auditions for Newton Has Talent are OPEN! Please share the attached flyer with your friends, family and colleagues. Anyone over the age of 13 who lives, works or goes to school in Newton can enter!

Boston-area Jewish Education Program (BJEP) Open House

Boston-area Jewish Education Program (BJEP) located on the Brandeis University campus, an independent and vibrant Jewish learning community from pre-K to Grade 7, invites the community to join the April 2017 Open House.

Through an interactive curriculum, BJEP instills in their students a sense of joy and belonging within the Jewish community and knowledge of Jewish traditions and the Hebrew language. BJEP celebrates its 50th anniversary during 2017-2018, and looks forward to meeting new families at the upcoming Open House:

April 2nd, 10:00 -11:30 am
Brandeis University, Waltham

For more information, please email or call 781-386- 7278 or visit

Find your inner dragon!

Find your inner dragon! The Wellness Warriors are looking for new paddlers to join the team. The Wellness Warriors Dragon Boat Team is a fun Paddling support Program for those touched by cancer. Come for an information session and Paddling Skills Building Workshop to learn more about this exciting program!

The Wellness Warriors will teach you what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of dragon boating. There are two opportunities to participate in informational and skills building workshops designed to prevent injury and teach the fundamentals of dragon boat paddling. Please email for additional information and to RSVP if you can attend one of these dates.

Skills Building Workshop dates:
April 12th, 7:00 – 9:30 pm
April 30th, 3:00 – 5:30 pm
BodyScapes Longwood, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston

Additional info and directions/parking will be provided once you sign up.

What’s Happening at the Y-Summer Camp Open Houses

With two day camps – Camp Pikati located at the Y and Camp Chickami in Wayland – and an overnight camp in East Brookfield – Camp Frank A. Day – the West Suburban Y keeps kids of all ages healthy, engaged and safe all summer long.

Come to an Open House to meet camp staff, take a tour and learn more about Summer Camp with the West Suburban YMCA. For more information about the camps or the open houses, please contact, or call 617-244-6050 x 3008.

April 8th, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm at Camp Chickami, 139 Boston Post Road, Wayland
April 8th, 1:30 – 3:00 pm  at Camp Pikati, 276 Church Street, Newton
April 9th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Camp Frank A. Day, 125 South Pond Road, East Brookfield

Donor Will Match $25,000 for Calculus Project in March!

The Newton Schools Foundation is honored for the second consecutive year to have a
very generous donor who will match up to $25,000 in contributions from the community
to the Calculus Project during the month of March.

Double your impact and donate today:

The Calculus Project has been transformational for Newton students. Since its 2013
launch, enrollment growth in high-level mathematics among traditionally
underrepresented student groups is significant:

• Hispanic student enrollment has increased 70 percent.
• African-American student enrollment has tripled.
• Low-income student enrollment has increased nine-fold!

Here’s how the program works: Continue reading